Early Stage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
The course aims to define the extent to the disease burden in the United States and take a closer look at AAH. It will discuss who to screen, diagnosis criteria & the necessary testing and testing timeline to diagnose CKD. Lifestyle, management of comorbidities, medication management and Advance Care Planning for these patients will be covered. The course will also take a closer look at when to refer to nephrology and offer alternatives to hemodialysis centers in later stages of the disease.
This course is intended for Primary Care Physicians.
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Recognize the signs and dangers of chronic kidney disease
- Improve partnerships with patients to reduce morbidity and mortality due to CKD by managing other diseases, especially hypertension and diabetes
- Distinguish among options available for patients needing dialysis
- Refer patients to specialists when appropriate
John Brill, MD, VP of Pop Health WI., Advocate Aurora Health
Sarang Baman, MD, Physician Family Medicine, Advocate Aurora Health
Dan Strotman, Manager Value Based Programs, Advocate Aurora Health
Vivian Gonzalez, MS, Implementation Consultant, VBP, Advocate Aurora Health
Loren-Ashley Peterson, Pharm.D., Advocate Aurora Health
Eugene Muzykansky, MD, Advocate Aurora Health
Aarthi Vijaykumar, MD, Advocate Aurora Health
The planner(s) and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.75 AttendanceAttendance Credit
- 0.75 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™